A loan of $875 helped a member invest in their businesses.


Together As One Group's story

This is Fatmata K., Fatmata Bangura, and Isatu K.. They are local entrepreneurs in Magburaka town, in northern Sierra Leone. They call their group Together As One.

Fatmata K. (right) is the leader of the group. She was born in Magburaka, Tonkolili district, in northern Sierra Leone. She is age 40, married to a goldsmith and they have three children. Two are in secondary school and one is in primary school. Fatmata has been a businesswoman since childhood. She sells market food – rice, tomatoes, pepper, groundnuts, etc.

This will be the fourth loan Together As One has received from SMT/Kiva. SMT/Kiva loans have made massive contributions toward the well-being and development of these entrepreneurs. Having repaid their last loan successfully, they now request a loan for each to further strengthen their businesses.

In this group: Fatmata , Fatmata , Isatu



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